at the behest of the US and corporate retailers of that country. “Are we selling our heads for a few pieces of silver?” he asked. “Like the East India company came as traders and became rulers of India, same thing will happen with FDI and Walmart (sic).”
Relief for the government came in the form of ally DMK deciding not to vote against the government even though it is opposed to FDI in retail. DMK leader T K S Elangovan said his party was strongly against FDI but “we will still not vote against you...we will not let you down. We will not join the opposition, we will not join the BJP...we will watch you and correct you”.